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Allentown Morning Call

Cosplay convention draws thousands
Allentown Morning Call
Roman Todd of Marlboro, N.J., said cosplay is a harmless escape from reality. "This is how I have fun," said Todd, 17, who portrayed a character in maid's attire. "I wish I could dress every day like this." "It's fun to come meet new people who are ...


American Thinker (blog)

PETA selling Halloween costume of Cecil the lion mauling dentist
American Thinker (blog)
PETA has responded to outrage over Cecil the Lion Halloween costumes with its own “Cecil's Revenge” costume that features a bloodied dentist. Animal activists have condemned several costumes sold by several majorHalloween retailers that glamorize ...


OCRegister

Too soon for Cecil and Caitlyn Jenner Halloween costumes?
OCRegister
This image released by Costumeish shows a man holding a fake lion head while dressed as a dentist, a costume referring to the Minnesota dentist who who killed Cecil the lion. The Halloween wars over pop culture costumes heated up early this time around.
Cecil and Caitlyn heat up the Halloween costume wars earlyNewsday
PETA 'Cecil's Revenge' Halloween costume features lion mauling dentistWashington Times
What wrong with this Caitlyn Jenner Halloween costume?myfox8.com
Edmonton SunWTTV CBS4Indy

Arcade Sushi

Greatest Game Cosplay Ever (This Week): Rococo Orianna, Crusader, Soldier + More
Arcade Sushi
Are you a cosplayer or a cosplay photographer? Maybe you're both! If you have a particular cosplay or portfolio you'd like us to check out, please submit a link to John-at-ArcadeSushi.com. Additionally, if there are any cosplayers or photographers that ...


Singaporean cosplayer proves that cosplay doesn have to have an age limit ...
RocketNews24
Despite that fact that society has finally come to terms with accepting cosplay in a more positive and artistic light, there's still the lingering sentiment that cosplaying is just a temporary phase some fans go through before they come and join the ...


KESQ

Two hot-topic Halloween costumes causing controversy
KESQ
This year the hot-ticket items from costume company Costumeish are a Caitlyn Jenner costume and a Cecil the Lion costume, which comes complete with a severed lion head. The costume company said it's all in good fun. "It's one day a year. It's one day ...
The Latest Highly Offensive Halloween Costume? Cecil the Lion Killer.Cosmopolitan.com (blog)
Poor taste, good cause, or both? the Lion' Halloween costumes on saleRick Kupchella's BringMeTheNews
New Halloween costumes for 2015: “Call Me Caitlyn” and “Lion Killer Dentist”Starcasm.net
The Hill -SheKnows.comYahoo Travel

Orlando Sentinel

Behind the scenes at Anime Festival Orlando's cosplay contest
Orlando Sentinel
At Anime Festival Orlando we went behind the scenes with the judges at the Happy Happy GO GO GO Cosplay Contest. What we found is that the cosplay community is thriving, and it's built on the camaraderie of overcoming the unique challenges of cosplay.


fox13now.com

Caitlyn Jenner Halloween costumes causing controversy
fox13now.com
(CNN) — Halloween is a long way off but one costume already has emerged as controversial. Several retailers are offering Caitlyn Jenner Halloween costumes featuring variations of the ensemble worn by the transgender trailblazer for her iconic Vanity ...


POPSUGAR

36 Real People Who Nailed Their Celebrity Halloween Costumes
POPSUGAR
Real People Celebrity Halloween Costumes. 36 Real People Who Nailed Their Celebrity Halloween Costumes. by Nile Cappello 8/25/15. 16 Shares. Like us on Facebook. Sign up for our daily newsletter >. Previous. Photo 1 of 37 View on One Page.


A.V. Club Denver/Boulder

TV's love affair with '60s-era cosplay continues with Public Morals
A.V. Club Denver/Boulder
Here's what's up in the world of TV for Tuesday, August 25. All times are Eastern. Top pick. Public Morals (TNT, 10 p.m.): If you've seen any ads for this period crime show and thought, “Wait, didn't TNT do this exact show, like, two years ago?”, the ...

Marvel Comics reveals 20 amazing cosplay-based covers - Polygon
cosplay - Google News - Aug 21, 2015

Forbes

Marvel Comics reveals 20 amazing cosplay-based covers
Polygon
The Cosplay Variant Initiative will run with at least twenty of Marvel's books in October. Variant covers adorn the outside of issues for a variety of reasons: Because they can become collector's items, some issues with variant art are awarded to ...
How Marvel Comics Uses Its Cosplay Cover Superpowers To Make You Spend More MoneyForbes
MARVEL Cosplay Variants Announced For OctoberNewsarama
Marvel Cosplayers Get Featured on Official Variant Comic Book Covers/FILM
ComicsAlliance -Superherohype.comComicbook.com

Bustle

Kristen Schaal's Best Conversations With Jon About Women's Issues On 'The ...
Bustle
Schaal brilliantly satirized the sexualized costume industry and the toxic expectation of women every Halloween. She designed her own line of sexy costumes for men, which included "Sexy Hollywood Producer Who Hires Women Over 40 For Meaningful, ...


Longview News-Journal

Cosplay could turn into Hollywood career
Longview News-Journal
Scooti Harper, who hand-stitched every stripe on her Victorian corset-and-bustle gown, said she hopes to become "a seamstress in the costume industry." "That's the ultimate goal for me," said the 26-year-old, who belonged to the "Women of the Haunted ...


Hattiesburg American

Comic-Con cosplay could turn into costuming career
Hattiesburg American
Scooti Harper, who hand-stitched every stripe on her Victorian corset-and-bustle gown, said she hopes to become "a seamstress in the costume industry." "That's the ultimate goal for me," said the 26-year-old, who belonged to the "Women of the Haunted ...


KRQE News 13

City of Albuquerque pushes equal pay for men and women
KRQE News 13
Danielle McPhaul dreams of being a designer. “I plan on working in the costume industry, so this is like a great starting point,” Danielle told KRQE News 13. She's currently serving an internship at Off Broadway, a vintage clothing and costume shop in ...


Corvallis Gazette Times

OSU professor gives history a fresh look
Corvallis Gazette Times
As the national president of the Costume Society of America, Mullet may be one of the costume industry's leading experts when it comes to understanding people based on their dress. Mullet has taught at OSU for more than 11 years and represented the ...


WPSD Local 6

Alumna donating costume to replace missing SIU mascot
WPSD Local 6
CARBONDALE, Ill. (AP) - A Southern Illinois University graduate who works in the athletics costume industry is donating a new suit to her alma mater to replace its missing mascot. One of the two official Saluki mascot costumes at the Carbondale school ...


Reno Gazette Journal

Longtime Sparks costume, tie-dye store to move to Reno
Reno Gazette Journal
But the costume industry has changed with what's called the popup store like the Spirit store or the Halloween store." "The quality of packaged costumes has plummeted, absolutely plummeted … and I can't compete with that type of costume," she said.

Deadly Halloween Across the Nation
NYT > Halloween - Nov 2, 2014
At least 15 people were killed and nine others injured in accidents and a fire connected to the festivities from California to New York.
3 Girls Killed in Hit-and-Run While Trick-or-Treating in Santa Ana
NYT > Halloween - Nov 1, 2014
The girls, two of whom were twin sisters, were in a marked crosswalk when they were struck by a sport utility vehicle Friday evening, the authorities said.
Halloween Creeps In Where Local Tradition Ruled the Living and Dead
NYT > Halloween - Oct 31, 2014
As Mexicans prepare for the annual observance commemorating departed ancestors, they are also debating the influence of Halloween on the holiday.

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